Thursday, April 22 to Monday, May 31

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Providers & Educators

Great Start to Quality Orientation: Level 1 of Michigan’s Quality Development Continuum Training

The Great Start to Quality Orientation Level 1 Training is a seven hour training provided for those interested in participating in the Michigan Department of Education – Office of Great Start’s Child Development and Care (CDC) subsidy program.

This training is a basic overview of the following items:

  • Child development.
  • Setting up shared expectations for children in your care.
  • Health, safety, and nutrition.
  • First Aid and CPR certification.

It is important to note that the Michigan Department of Education – Office of Great Start periodically revises and updates the Child Development and Care (CDC) subsidy handbook. The most recent issue of the Child Development and Care (CDC) handbook can be found through the Michigan Department of Education.

Training Videos

Participants were shown various videos during Great Start to Quality Orientation Level 1 training that highlighted relevant child development topics discussed in training.

5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return

Did you know that you can help build a child’s brain - starting even before babies can talk? Simple “serve and return” interactions between adults and young children help make strong connections in developing brains. And, it’s easy and fun to do!

Dad and son have adorable conversation

You won't want to miss this adorable moment of a father and his toddler having a full-fledged conversation about what they're watching on TV. 

 

Coronavirus FAQ: Why Is Hand-Washing Important?

Dr. William Schaffner is a recognized expert in infectious diseases. Watch him answer some frequently asked questions about coronavirus.

First Aid For A Choking Child

Learn First Aid For a Choking Child

First Aid For A Choking Infant

Learn First Aid For a Choking Infant

CPR for Infants (Newborn to 1 Year)

Cincinnati Children's Demonstrates Infant CPR (Ages Newborn to 1 Year).

How to do CPR on a Child (Ages 1 to 12 Years)

Cincinnati Children's Demonstrates Child CPR (Ages 1 to 12 Years).